Area food establishments are cited for health code violations

Updated: 2013-04-06T01:25:05Z

The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for multiple health code violations:

• Conroy’s Public House, 5285 W. 95th St., Overland Park, had nine violations during a March 25 routine inspection, including cooked broccoli soup dated March 16 and cooked beef stew and cooked corn beef dated March 18.

“Everything has been taken care of that we were written up for,” said general manager Travis Leroux.

• Mestizo by Aarón Sánchez, 5270 W. 116th Place, Leawood, had nine violations during a March 26 routine inspection, including three trash cans temporarily stored in front of a hand-washing sink.

“They were all easy fixes and we addressed them all and implemented changes. We have done training with our staff so as not to have those violations again,” said general manager Michael Valent.

• Sporting Kansas City, Cauldron Room, One Sporting Way, Kansas City, Kan., had 11 violations during a March 16 routine inspection, including moldy oranges in a bar caddy stored in a walk-in cooler.

“We take all of the violations very seriously and strive very hard to correct all of these,” said food and beverage manager Harry Smith.

• The Roxy, 7230 W. 75th St., Overland Park, had eight violations during a March 27 routine inspection, including no paper towels at the kitchen hand sink.

A manager had no comment.

For complete inspection reports on Kansas restaurant operations, go to

The Environmental Health Division of the Jackson County Public Works Department cited these operation for three or more critical violations:

• Chick-fil-A, 690 N.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, had three critical violations during a March 19 inspection, including debris buildup on the interior of the raw chicken reach-in cooler and food debris on several pans on the clean pan shelf.

“Anytime anyone wants to come in, we give backstage tours on the spot. We allow anyone to come in the back and tour the restaurant to see how we do things from a food quality and food preparation standpoint,” said operator Brad Munson.

• Fazoli’s, 498 S.E. Missouri 291, Lee’s Summit, had three critical violations during a March 22 inspection, including two pizzas on the counter under no temperature control.

A supervisor had no comment.

• Las Playas, 1016 N.W. Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs, had three critical violations during a March 21 inspection, including ready-to-eat barbecue meats and carnitas in a cooler without a prep date or a seven-day discard date.

“When the inspector showed up, they were about to put the date on it but had something else to do and forgot. The meat is fresh,” said manager Jesus Torres.

• Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs, 11902 Blue Ridge Blvd., Suite J, Grandview, had four critical violations during a March 21 inspection, including broccoli cheese soup held on a steam table at improper temperatures (restaurant was allowed to reheat the soup since it was only held for one and a half hours).

“If we reheat the soup it is going to be watery. They don’t understand that we are cooking the soup and we let it cool down,” said assistant manager Kenny Patel.

For complete Jackson County inspection reports, go to

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